Historic Photographs

Home

Search

Subject Browse
Browse by Subject >>

State/City Browse
Alaska
Alabama
Arkansas
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Iowa
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Maryland
Maine
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Mississippi
Montana
North Carolina
North Dakota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
Nevada
New York
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
West Virginia
Wyoming


Home

>

Massachusetts

>

Boston

>

Dorchester Heights Monument, Thomas Park, Boston, Suffolk County, MA



See 70 maps of this location


Data Pages


Drawings


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Thomas Park, Boston, MA

Find maps of Boston, MA


Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MA-1171
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-343).
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Significance: The Dorchester Heights Monument is part of the Boston National Historical Park, National Park Service. The monument commemorates the fortification of the Heights which forced the evacuation of the British troops from Boston on March 17, 1776. The event marked George Washington's first major victory of the Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1898 by the General Court of Massachusetts, the monument was designed by the architectural firm of Peabody and Stearns.

Subjects
U.S. Presidents
Monuments & Memorials
Stone Buildings


Related Names
Peabody & Stearns
Washington, Gen. George
Burns, John A., Field Team
Lawrence, Jeanne C., Field Team
Alderson, Caroline R., Field Team
Graham, William J., Field Team
Marsh, David T., Field Team
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Dennett, Muessig & Associates, Limited, Photographer
Taylor, Douglas R., Delineator
Schiller, Angela J., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents


Back to Boston, Massachusetts